Inderpal Grewal is chair and professor of the Program in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. She researches the relation between culture, feminism, colonialism and globalization in South Asia and the West. Her work has appeared in many books and essays in scholarly journals.
Shirin M. Rai is Professor in the department of Politics and International Studies. Her research interests are in gendered performance and politics, gender and political institutions and gender and the political economy of development. She has written widely on issues of gender inequality.
In 2010 she was elected as an Academician in the Academy of Social Sciences.